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Re: help with painting mailbox


From: croberts (croberts_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 14:26:45 PDT

When I paint mailboxes, I just use acrylic paint...and generally the paint
you get from Wal-Mart's in the small $1.00 or so size containers. After I
paint it, I spray it with the clear acrylic spray. It has always lasted
rather well on my mailboxes.
Carolyn Roberts

> A principal in our district asked me to paint the mailbox in front of
> the school.. A regular oversized mailbox on a wooden post. I've never
> painted anything to endure the elements. I'd appreciate any suggestions
> on preparing surface, kind of paint and any sealant to use.
> Thank you..
> Nora
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